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New York City banks suspend operations as financial panic sets in

New York City, 1850s, detail
10/13/1857
Eighteen New York City banks suspended operations as financial panic took hold.  The remainder of the banks in the city agreed that night to join them. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Thomas G. Mitchell, Antislavery Politics in Antebellum and Civil War America (Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2007), 126.

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